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Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Huge Ema

護王神社

This huge ema at Go'o Shrine in Kyoto celebrates the Year of the Rabbit and is the largest ema I have seen.




Most Japanese shrines produce their own ema or votive plaques, which cost around 500 yen. Supplicants write their wish on the ema and place it on a special frame.

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Five minutes north from Marutamachi Subway Station
Tel: 075 441 5458


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